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Hallucinogenic Effects of LSD Discovered

April 16, 1943

Albert Hoffman, a Swiss chemist, accidentally consumes Lysergic acid diethylamide, a semi-synthetic drug derived from ergot, a grain fungus that typically grows on rye. Upon taking the drug, Dr. Hoffman is disturbed by unusual sensations and hallucinations. In his notes, … Continue reading

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